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3 3 a murder is caught on camera... and the videoois sent to "us". "us". police have seen the video too, but the murder still remains one of the nearly 70 percent currently un- solved in the city. joel headquarters with some of the rrasons hy even evidence like this won't solve the problem. good morning joel d. d. good morning guys.... the invetigators in here have now seen he video we're about to show you, it'' just one oo the nearly 70 percent of murders that remain unsolved this year in baltimore city. the video was emailed toocrime and justtce reporter joy lepola. lepoll.this is south &pbaltimore a little before 11 21st. it's a wide shot... but
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if you look closely you can see a man crossing the street... walking towards 19 year old lovell spencer in the upper right corner of the screen. within seconds if you look closely you can see quick flass of shots as spencer takes off towards the - bottom of the screen... but in less than an hour... he is prounounced dead at shock trauma. weetalked with a former f-b-i agent to find outt why even with evidence like this... the numbers are agaanst yyu in a city as big as baltimore. 500 police action lone can not reduceeclearance rates.. 2900 or 3200 police officers can not successfully erve and proect 700 thousand people unless they haae some contacts. out of the 151 people murdered this year..... detectives have only closed 31 percent of those cases. sources within the department telllus that the incoming police commissioner anthony battshas made closing more cases a top priority. and part of thattstrategy will be
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more community at policeeheadquarters, joel d. smith, fox 45 morning news. some maryland animal shelters say pitbulls are difficult to adopt out...pluss they're seeing more of them abandoned... after a recent maryland court rrling called the breed inherently dangerous. dangerous. workers at the maryland s-p-c--, say since the ruling, they've received several phone calls from concerred pet owners... dropped off... left to find new homes. they say the animals are unjustly labled because of the court ruling. (drake) "no, it's absolutely unfair to target any particular breed of dog. it hassmuch more to do with how the dogs are cared for than any bbeed. it has uch more & o do with how the dogs e pared for than any breed. you know, 10 years ago, rottweilers were targeted, before that it was german shepa" shepards." bridget wiley and her two sons say they love the breed... despite the eputation and pit... named "daisy". maryland is the only state in landlords of just one breed nd -
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ssrictly liable for injuries. the state mosquito control commision... has delayed a second round of spraaing in pikesville.earlier this month, crews sprayed a community near milford mill road where there's a confirmed case of west nile.they'll return to spray the area again on september 24th and october 1st. residents are advised to stay indoors during the spraying which start at 7:30 at night. there have been 13 cases of west nile in maryland this year... one deadly. the marc train station in edgewood is getting a makeover... and workers are putting the finishing touches project.the stop.. which was just basic platform.. is beeng turned into a full station ith bathrooms, ticket machines and handicap access. congressman dutch ruppersberger will be at the station today to showcase the imprrvements.the project was funded by federal transportation grants. behind a small fortune.but it took people a long time... to realize he was ggne.after
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called authorities... aater noticing walter samaszko was missing.police found im dead inside his home of a heart up for sale... the realtor was looking through the man's belonging's and found more than 7 million dollars in old coins. we thought it was ammunition, opened it up and it was rolls of 20 gold ieces. i've never seen that much gold in my life or coins that old. despite all hissassets samaszko did not have a will. the city clerk was able to will give the money to her. ccncer is now thh leading cause of death among hispanics in the u-s. s.that's according to a report ameriian cancer society. the fiiding is due... in part... to the yoonger age distribution of hiipanics there are fewer hispanics in the u-s over the age of 85... whhrr heart disease is predominant. a startling new report finds nearly half of our military members... are considered
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biige drinkers.according to the national institute of medicinn... binge drinking jummeddfrom 35-percent in 1998... to 47-percent in 2008. the group says outdated approaches to preventing substance abuse... mmy be to blame. one grandpa...takes to the skies... for his birthday! birthday!he didn't want the average family dinner..... instead he wanted to go skydiving. 87-year-old ámonty montgomeryá wanted to soor in the air for his birthday and deicded to bring his family along for the ride. montgomery is blind in one eye from battling macular degenerrtion...but he still could make out tte earth's horizon. the moment proved even more special for montgomery... who reunited with his daughter after not seeing her for 40-years. "i haae a family... a wonderful family... and i hope i will be along for many ore pears....we do to." to."montgomery's family will get even bigger. he's exppcting his 1-st great
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this kid'' facc... says it all. all.the hilarious exchhnne between this terrified chhld.. and a very... active reporter. reporter. ((break 1)) 3 3((break 11) 3 ((break 1)) ♪
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get the camera off my face. i'll take this cantaloupe anchor: oh,,oh dan, don't make him cry.reporter: i'd make a lousy politician. thaa's terrible. that's terrible. i love that kidanchor: way tt go dan. way to make a baby boy cry reporter; he's happy now. he's happy now.anchor: yeah probably because you walked away.reporter: singing "i could wile away the hours, conferring with the flowers, consulting ith the rain. aachor: oh, okay let's just cut that while we're ahead. aaead.the reporter was covering a fall festival .... and as you can see ... he wasn't too popuuar with the kid... and it all played out on live t-v. ((2-shot toss to weather)) 3
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3 3 3 3 some say..the city is bleeding . money.20:06:12"fireedeparments are being closed, they're schools"theehhdden costs... driving baltimore's budget crun. crunch...and later in sports... the n-f-l is under crutiny
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foo its replacement ray lewis views the rrferee lockout. ((bump out)) ((break 2)) ((bump out)) (i'll get a build your g cheesy. but not just cheese - mac and cheese. then i wanna add some oomph. and... top it off with a little kick. and... napkins. it's build your own burger. now at denny's. a west virginia casino spending a fortune... to stop question seven. they don't want competition. the washington post wrote the casino behind the ads is... "most concerned with its own bottom line." and the baltimore sun says it "doesn't have maryland... taxpayers' interests at heart." so when you see these ads remember...
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they're about what's good for west virginia's casino... not maryland. vote for maryland jobs and schools. vote for question seven. baltimore city is áfirstá in the region in many categoriis.... including, taxes. but even as high ax rates climb higher, annual budget deficets and cut backs in services continue. it's a formula that has many
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residents we took a looo at the numbers to figure out what's behind the problem.and as jeff barnd reports....e found there's more to this cash ccunch... than meets the eye. eye. in baltimore cityathere's a troubling trend that frustrates people who live here.20:06:12"fire deparrents are being losed, they're still rguing over the schools" taxes going up on everything prom cell phones to bottled firehousesa&and reereation centers close. it's a worst of both worlds senario that leaves reisdents searching for answers20:07:00"on the one hand you're saying, increase the tax to offset the cost,, and then you say, we have cut the services"but what's driving it? well, it's not just the fancy take home ars or pricey video phones that recentty made headliiesa. but less igh profile pay-outs that don't get much attenton. behind the scenes expenses that are costing taxpayees millions. 33:02"in the space of 5 fiscal years the costs to the city of its pension plan has doubled" take employee
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retirement benefits..e looked at theenumbers...and fouid in the last threeeyears alone, the city has spent nearly three quarters of a bllion dollars to fund retiree health care and pensions.33:24"when the city's paying out 80 million dollars a year more than it used to it's penion funds, then recreatioo centers start closing, fireehouses start clossngspending that doesn't just fund modest rettrements....but big salaries for life.33:19"you have universe of people who are pehrpas 50 years old who are drawing pension for 30 years, it's quite ruinnous"we city employees in the fire and police pension fund raking in one hundred thousand plus a yeara&.and nearly one hundred retirees taking in seventy five thousand a's a big bill for tax payers....that' is actually about to get bigger.36:00"even
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the numbbrs that are used are ficticious numbers"thanks to an accounting change, the city's pension debt could double, meaning hundreds of millions of dollars in additional costs..a looming bill the mayor says she hopes to avert.21:47:40"it's very we are covering our unfunding so hard for for fire and police pension refoom"but thht's not the only behind the scenes spending adding to the city's fiscal woes.23:02:38 "they only go to two pevelopers, the same two or three"big tax breaks for developers who don't need them are also keeping tax rates high says councilman carl stokes. 23::3:57 "unfortunatley they decided to widen the tax break and add perkkns homes to their census taact"stokes points to the millions in tax breaks just approved for a new office builing on this priie parcel on the inner harbor real estate.. the soon to be energy giant giant exiloo.23:03:57
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"unfortunntley they decided to widen the tax break and add perkins homes to their census tarct"but to qualify....thh parcel was included in the same census tract as this low incomm perkins homes housing seem...poorer. +23:03:27"it's lauighable, you know., it's laughable, one of my collegaues says i think we= won the war on poverty in harbor easta perfect example, says stokes, of costly tax breaks for developers who don't need them.23:04:31q: are we tlkaing about thhusands, millions?a; millions, it's awlays millions, t not's hundreds or thousand, it's millions."costs that residents say makes the pain f rising tax es 20:07:29"were are alll the srvices"along with cuts in srvices"along with cuts in services=20:11:29"thye're not paying enough attention on what theecity really needs. harder to stomach20::2:20"i rrally think it's a matter of priorities" phey mayor hopes to release a ten year plan soon.she's hoping it will cause more reform to the city's employee pension plan. the nfl's replacement refs are becoming a distraction after two weeks... weeks...why ray lewis says the tiie to resolve the situation
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Fox 45 Early Edition
FOX September 18, 2012 5:30am-6:00am EDT

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TOPIC FREQUENCY Maryland 7, Baltimore 3, Ray Lewis 2, Nile 2, Dan 2, Baltimore City 2, West Virginia 2, Middleton 1, Sportt 1, Perkins 1, Exilon 1, Brucc Cunningham 1, Carl Stokes 1, Napkins 1, Perkkns 1, Incomm Perkins 1, Joel D. D. 1, Walter Samaszko 1, Bridget Wiley 1, Ssrictly 1
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